Resources and Links

Chapters and National AAP Website Links
National Resources
Local Resources
Nutrition and Food Insecurity Resources
Children’s Health
Residency Program
Specialy Societies
Foster Care
Immunization Resources

Chapters and National AAP Website Links

Chapter 2 (Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside; San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura)

Chapter 3 (San Diego and Imperial Counties)

Chapter 4 (Orange County)

District IX (California)

National AAP Website

http://www.pediatricmedhome.org/

http://www.samhsa.gov/data/browse-report-document-type?tab=46

 

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National Resources 

How to Submit a Resolution
American Board of Pediatrics 
https://www.abp.org
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Autism Speaks
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
CDC-Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
Children’s Defense Fund 
http://www.childrensdefense.org
HealthyChildren.org
http://healthychildren.org
National Association of Children's Hospitals
http://www.childrenshospitals.net
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 
https://www.nichd.nih.gov
SAHM (Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine)
U.S. National Library of Medicine  
http://www.nlm.nih.gov
United States Consumer Product Safety Commission   
http://www.cpsc.gov
USDA Food and Nutrition Services 
http://www.fns.usda.gov

 

 

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California Resources

California Department of Public Health 

California Smokers' Helpline 
http://www.nobutts.org

Children Now

Cease California
http://www.ceasecalifornia.org
 

CalOptima 
http://www.caloptima.org

Department of Health Care Services 
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx

First 5 California
http://www.ccfc.ca.gov

Kids Mental Health 
http://www.kidsmentalhealth.org

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Nutrition and Food Insecurity Resources

 

Association of California Foodbanks 
http://www.cafoodbanks.org

California 211
http://www.211california.org

CALFRESH  
http://www.calfresh.ca.gov

Choosehealthydrinks.org
http://choosehealthydrinks.org

California Partnership
http://www.california-partnership.org

California Department of Food and Agriculture 
http://www.cdfa.ca.gov

California Food Policy Advocates
http://cfpa.net/about-us

CA Center for Public Health Advocacy 
http://www.publichealthadvocacy.org

Feeding America
http://
feedingamerica.org

No Kid Hungry
http://www.nokidhungry.org

Roots of Change 
http://www.rootsofchange.org

 

 

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Children’s Health

California Children’s Services 
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services

Child Health and Disability Prevention Program
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services

California Healthy kids   
http://www.californiahealthykids.org/index

California Department of Education 
http://www.cde.ca.gov

California Coverage of Health Initiatives 
http://cchi4families.org

California Medical Association 
http://www.cmanet.org

California School Health Centers Association
http://www.schoolhealthcenters.org

 

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Foster Care

Supporting Youth in Foster Care in Making Healthy Choices: A Guide for Caregivers and Caseworkers on Trauma, Treatment, and Psychotropic Medications: https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/mhc_caregivers.pdf

Child Welfare Information Gateway Library: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/outofhome/

AAP Policy Statements and Technical Reports, September 2015 - Health Care Issues for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care and Kinship Care: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2015/09/22/peds.2015...

Fostering Health: Health Care for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care, 2005: http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Documents/FosteringHealthBook.pdf

The Pediatric Role in the Care of Children in Foster and Kinship Care: Pediatrics in Review, 2012 33:496-508. Need to access through AAP published journals: http://pedsinreview.aappublications.org/content/33/11/496.extract

Healthy Foster Care America: http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Pages/default.aspx

I'm Getting Ready for my Next Move—Into Adulthood!  https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Documents/AgingOut%20FINAL.pdf

Foster Care Champions:  Providers who have special interest and knowledge about their county’s foster care system who are available  if you have questions or problems with providing care for your county’s foster children. 

Alameda County:  Diane Halberg   dhalberg [at] mail.cho.org

Contra Costa County: Abraham Rice   Abraham.Rice [at] hsd.ccounty.us

Del Norte County: Karolina Dembinski   Kdembinski [at] gmail.com

Fresno County: Phil Hyden phyden [at] Valleychildrens.org

Kings County: Phil Hyden   phyden [at] Valleychildrens.org

Madera County: Phil Hyden  phyden [at] Valleychildrens.org

Mendocino County: Danielle Dixon  dr3palm [at] yahoo.com

Merced County: Phil Hyden   phyden [at] Valleychildrens.org

Placer County: Katy Carlsen katypc64 [at] gmail.com (katypc64 [at] gmail.com)  and Angie Vickers  RosasAJ [at] Sutterhealth.org  

Sacramento County: Rachel Weinreb  archhoop [at] comcast.net  and Angie Vickers  (RosasAJ [at] Sutterhealth.org (Vickeaj [at] Sutterhealth.org))

San Francisco County: Chris Stewart and Jennifer Axelrod  chris.stewart [at] ucsf.edu and Jessica.axelrod [at] sfph.org (Jessica.axelrod [at] sfph.org)

San Mateo County: Harvey Kaplan  kaplanharvey [at] gmail.com

Santa Clara County: John Stirling  johnstirling [at] hhs.sccgov.org

Solano County: Christina Thomas Christina.g.thomas [at] kp.org (Christina.g.thomas [at] kp.org)

Stanislaus County: Phil Hyden  see above

Tehama County: Sharon Sinclair ssinclair [at] tehamaschools.org (ssinclair [at] tehamaschools.org)

Yolo County: Angie Vickers  Vickeaj [at] sutterhealth.org%0d">Vickeaj [at] sutterhealth.org

 

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Mental Health

Teen Depression.  Helps teens understand depression and how it differs from regular sadness. Describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. 

http://infocenter.nimh.nih.gov/nimh/product/OM%2015-4302

 

Residency Programs

UCSF FRESNO
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco

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Specialty Societies

American Cancer Society

American Dental Association

American Diabetes Society

American Heart Association

Society of Pediatric Anesthesia

 

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Immunization Resources

http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Pages/What%27s-the-Latest-with-the-Flu.aspx

http://redbook.solutions.aap.org/selfserve/ssPage.aspx?SelfServeContentId=influenza-resources

http://www2.aap.org/immunization/illnesses/mmr/measles.html

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html

http://www2.aap.org/immunization/pediatricians/refusaltovaccinate.html

https://www2.aap.org/immunization/families/faq/vaccinestudies.pdf

http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/How-do-Vaccines-Work.aspx

http://www2.aap.org/immunization/pediatricians/pediatricians.html#newsletter

 

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